Death, Dying and Grief Certificate Module 4 - Spiritual and Biblical Resources to Cope with Death and Loss

Event Date(s): Sat, 2022/01/15 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Event Location: Online - Zoom
Event Type: Tyndale Spiritual Formation Centre

This event is Module 4 of the Death, Dying and Grief Certificate 2021-2022. The Death, Dying and Grief Certificate 2021-2022 offers 6 modules, beginning September 25, 2021 running through March 26, 2022. Complete all 6 modules to receive a certificate of completion.

About This Module

This module will explore what it means to grieve and lament, we will learn how to help others in their time of sorrow and loss. Special attention will be paid to the Psalms as a resource for encouragement for those dealing with death.

Learning Objectives

  • Deeper understanding of key biblical passages that address death, grief, and loss
  • Theological resources to respond to common cultural misperceptions and myths surrounding the death experience
  • Discover how Christian have practiced spiritual care for the dying and grieving
  • How to conduct a caring visit with those facing grief, including the appropriate use of prayers and Scripture
Blair Bertrand

Facilitator: Dr. Blair Bertrand, M.Div., PhD

Rev. Dr. Bertrand is Lecturer at Zomba Theological College (Malawi) and Educational Consultant at Theological Education by Extension Malawi (TEEM). Publications include co-editing Consensus and Conflict: Practical Theology for Congregations in the Work of Richard R. Osmer and “Abusa Chimwala’s Exorcism: Demons, Barth, and the Church of Central Africa (Presbyterian)”, Stellenbosch Theological Journal. He was recently invited to consult on the Congregations in a Secular Age: Storytelling and Thriving project at Luther Seminary (Minneapolis, Minnesota). He is an ordained Presbyterian Church in Canada minister.

Costs

$125.00. There is a 10% discount for Tyndale full-time students, alumni and staff. You will need to contact the Tyndale Spiritual Formation Centre to receive a discount code before registering online. Email tsfc [at] tyndale [dot] ca to receive a promo code.

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Questions?

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